Individual Quality Specifications


Below are tables setting out the individual quality specifications of reprocessors.

In total, the Resource Association has consulted 36 companies and industry associations to derive the ReQIP specifications for recyclable materials. The list below covers those that have agreed to make their specification available for public inspection, as well as sample specifications. The Resource Association welcomes and will publish specifications from reprocessors not currently included. There is also a webpage with general specifications for recycling.

Quick link to the current specifications for the following materials:
Green Waste  |   News and Pams  |   Cardboard  |   Mixed Papers  |   Glass for Aggregate  |  
Aluminium Cans  |   Plastic Bottles  |   Other Plastic  |   Plastic bags and film  |   Cartons  |  
Textiles  |    |    Wood / Furniture  |    Batteries  
Aylesford Newsprint Recovered Fibre Specificaton
Sample of Recovered Paper Specification for Newspapers & Magazines
Sample of a Newspaper & Magazine Specification
Smurfit Kappa work to EN643: European List of Standard Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling (2014)
DS Smith work to EN643: European List of Standard Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling (2014)
Smurfit Kappa work to EN643: European List of Standard Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling (2014)
DS Smith work to EN643: European List of Standard Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling (2014)
Sample MRF Cullet Specification for Aggregate Market.pdf
Novelis Trade Suppliers Specification April 2014.pdf
Closed Loop 010-01 Incoming mixed bales.pdf
Closed Loop 011-01 Incoming pre sorted HDPE bales.pdf
Closed Loop 012-01 Incoming pre sorted PET bales.pdf
ECO Plastics Specification Statement
Biffa's Mixed plastics Plant - PP bale spec.pdf
MTM Plastics MPO-Pack sorting specifications 07-11-2013.pdf
ACE UK - Beverage Carton ops doc and baling spec Feb 2014.pdf
Lawrence M. Barry material specificaton and process April 2014
Timberpak FOP3 Material Validation Form training
Timberpak FOP3 Material Validation Form
Timberpak FOP6 Delivered In Quotation template (Leeds)
Timberpak FOP12 Quality Report- downgrade
Sample Wood Specification
Sample Definition of Wood Grades
G&P Batteries - 15_Trailing Wires.pdf
G&P Batteries - 16_Lithium Batteries.pdf
G&P Batteries - Safe Storage.pdf
G&P Batteries - What is a portable Battery.pdf